Don't You Forget About Me: The Brat Pack Then and Now

Celebrate the 30th birthday of Sixteen Candles by checking in on your favorite '80s teen stars

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Samantha Baker’s family may have forgotten her landmark birthday, but Brat Pack fanatics have no trouble remembering Sixteen Candles.

On May 4, 2014, the iconic John Hughes high school movie turns 30 years old. A film about the emotional annoyances and social snafus that come with being a teen, Sixteen Candles is still relatable today. Or, at the very least, ladies continue to wonder, “What happened to dreamboat Jake Ryan?

To celebrate the legacy of Sixteen Candles, we used Photoshop wizardry to bring Molly Ringwald and the rest of the Brat Packers together with their ’80s selves. The results are unforgettably rad.

All photo illustrations by Tiffany Hagler-Geard for

Molly Ringwald: 16 Candles or 46 Candles, It Doesn’t Matter

Anthony Michael Hall: The Brain Bulks Up

Demi Moore: This Isn’t Real. It’s St. Elmo’s Fire

Emilio Estevez: Who’s Winning Now, Charlie Sheen?

Ally Sheedy: The Basket Case Breaks Out in Style

Rob Lowe: Not Even Rob Lowe Can Resist Rob Lowe

Judd Nelson: Chillest Breakfast Club Ever

Andrew McCarthy: Sorry Duckie, Blane’s Still a Babe

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